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Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Columbus

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Columbus (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at Westgate Theatre Co. and Carriage Place Players' HAIRSPRAY Photo Coverage: First Look at Westgate Theatre Co. and Carriage Place Players' HAIRSPRAY
by Jerri Shafer on October 20, 2017 in Columbus

Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters and set against the backdrop of 60s America, 'Hairspray' tells the story of teenaged Tracy Turnblad and her dream to dance on the Corny Collins Show. Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Music by Marc Shaiman. Lyrics by Scott Whittman and Marc Shaiman. Westage Theatre Co. & Carriage Place Players are partnering with Empty Bowls, a local project to fight hunger. Friday - During intermission, there will be a silent auction for bowls donated by local artists. Saturday - 5 p.m. bowls and soup event - for a $10 minimum donation, select a bowl and enjoy homemade soup and bread then keep the handmade bowl. All proceeds from the Empty Bowls events benefit the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Performances are October 20th thru 22nd at Westgate Community Recreation Center, 455 S Westgate Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Tickets $5 at the door. For more information, call 614-645-3264. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Drexel To Hold Ceremony Unveiling Ohio History Connection Historical Marker, 11/7 Drexel To Hold Ceremony Unveiling Ohio History Connection Historical Marker, 11/7
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Columbus

Proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Drexel Theatre will add another prestigious historic designation to its resume when it reveals a newly installed Ohio Historical Marker from the Ohio History Connection at a brief ceremony on Tuesday, November 7, at 6pm. (more...)
Photo Coverage: King Avenue Players' THE FANTASTICKS Photo Coverage: King Avenue Players' THE FANTASTICKS
by Jerri Shafer on October 19, 2017 in Columbus

King Ave Players is proud to present 'The Fantasticks' at King Ave United Methodist Church! Come and join us for this fabulous show, refreshments, and a free will offering. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged. Free childcare will be available on Friday and Sunday. Performances run October 19th thru 22nd and are 7:30pm nightly with a 3pm matinee on Sunday. All performances are at King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH. Childcare is available during the Friday evening and Sunday matinee performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Curtain Players' WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF Photo Coverage: Curtain Players' WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by Jerri Shafer on October 19, 2017 in Columbus

Edward Albee's award-winning iconic play, in which a middle-aged college professor and his wife invite into their home an unwitting younger couple for drinks after a late-night faculty party. The resulting evening is a wicked jumble of mind games, attempted seductions, and shattering revelations. Due to strong language and adult situations, this show is recommended for mature audiences. Performances run October 20th thru November 5th at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://curtainplayers.org/season/2017-2018/2_woolf.php (more...)
Deaf West's AMERICAN BUFFALO To Play Columbus this Fall Deaf West's AMERICAN BUFFALO To Play Columbus this Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Columbus

Performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and English, this acclaimed production of American Buffalo by Los Angeles-based theatre company Deaf West deftly delivers an extraordinary theatre experience through the remarkable integration of David Mamet's explosive script and the palpable expressiveness of signing. (more...)
Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on Tour in Columbus Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on Tour in Columbus
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Columbus

Andrew Lloyd Webber visited the cast of the National Tour of School of Rock - The Musical last weekend while the show was in Columbus, OH. The entire company was thrilled to rock out with the theater icon backstage. Check out a photo below! (more...)
Hungry Minds Needed When BRAIN CANDY LIVE! Plays the Palace Hungry Minds Needed When BRAIN CANDY LIVE! Plays the Palace
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Columbus

Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters, and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel Vsauce, have joined forces to create Brain Candy Live!, a one-of-a-kind, interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15
by Audition Roundup on October 15, 2017 in Columbus

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 15, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Columbus Kicks Off Third Annual FIT WEEK With Marathon, Free Fitness Classes, Healthy Eats and More! 10/16-21 Columbus Kicks Off Third Annual FIT WEEK With Marathon, Free Fitness Classes, Healthy Eats and More! 10/16-21
by Christina Mancuso on October 14, 2017 in Columbus

Columbus, get your FIT on. October 16-21, join (614) Magazine as they experience all the FITness trends, gyms & more the city has to offer from local businesses during the 3rd annual FIT Week! (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Jerri Shafer on October 13, 2017 in Columbus

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world. Little Shop performs October 13th thru 22nd at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH, OH 43026. For tickets visit: https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/3630 (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at SRO's THE CRUCIBLE Photo Coverage: First Look at SRO's THE CRUCIBLE
by Jerri Shafer on October 13, 2017 in Columbus

Arthur Miller's landmark play has gripped audiences for nearly 65 years, but couldn't be more timely in today's political environment. The McCarthy-era drama, set in Puritan Salem, paints a portrait of a paranoid, litigious society power-hungry and gripped by misguided moralism and predicts, among many things, the era of Donald Trump. The story focuses on a young farmer, his wife, and a young servant-girl who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft The Crucible performs October 12th thru 22nd at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For more info visit http://www.srotheatre.org/ (more...)
Hilliard Arts Council to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Fall Hilliard Arts Council to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Columbus

The Hilliard Arts Council has announced its fall musical - Little Shop of Horrors. This year there will be two weekends of performances! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play the Ohio Theatre Next Month Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play the Ohio Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Columbus

An annual tradition for more than 30 years, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan brings Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol back to Columbus over Thanksgiving weekend. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Kids' A+ Performance Gives School of Rock a Passing Grade BWW Reviews: Kids' A+ Performance Gives School of Rock a Passing Grade
by Paul Batterson on October 12, 2017 in Columbus

Remember Andrew Lloyd Webber, the composer of such Broadway standards as JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CATS, EVITA, and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA? You know the King Midas of the West End? The crown prince of Broadway? (more...)
THE UNDERWATER BUBBLE SHOW to Transform the Lincoln Into an Undersea Wonderland THE UNDERWATER BUBBLE SHOW to Transform the Lincoln Into an Undersea Wonderland
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Columbus

Produced with the support of Latvia's greatest authorities in entertainment and theatre, B The Underwater Bubble Show is a mesmerizing blend of drama, mime, dance, puppetry, juggling, contortionism, sand art, and magic. After another long day of deadlines and meetings, Mr. B finds himself magically transported to a colorful, happy place called Bubblelandia where his only job is to daydream. (more...)
Blues Guitar Legend Buddy Guy to Play the Palace This Fall Blues Guitar Legend Buddy Guy to Play the Palace This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Columbus

CAPA presents Buddy Guy at the Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.) today, October 11, at 7:30 pm. (more...)
The Kratt Brothers Return to Columbus in WILD KRATTS LIVE! The Kratt Brothers Return to Columbus in WILD KRATTS LIVE!
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Columbus

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, 'come to real life' in a classically Wild Kratts story. (more...)
STEEL MAGNOLIAS Will Be Ember Women's Theatre's Inaugural Production STEEL MAGNOLIAS Will Be Ember Women's Theatre's Inaugural Production
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Columbus

Ember Women's Theatre's production of Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling will take place Fridays and Saturdays, November 3rd - 11th 2017, at MadLab Theatre, 227 N. 3rd St, in Columbus. (more...)
SRO Theatre Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE with Audio Description Using Cell Phones SRO Theatre Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE with Audio Description Using Cell Phones
by BWW News Desk on October 08, 2017 in Columbus

SRO Theatre Company is proud to present Arthur Miller's classic drama The Crucible with live audio description using cell phones for the Saturday, October 14th performance at 8 p.m. in the Columbus Performing Arts Center located at 549 Franklin Avenue in Columbus. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 8 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 8
by Audition Roundup on October 08, 2017 in Columbus

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 8, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Hilliard Arts Council to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Fall Hilliard Arts Council to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Columbus

The Hilliard Arts Council has announced its fall musical - Little Shop of Horrors. This year there will be two weekends of performances! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)